Colin Grafton

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Colin Grafton
2012 World Junior FS Kylie Duarte Colin Grafton2.jpg
Personal information
Full name Colin Grafton
Country represented United States
Born (1991-09-19) September 19, 1991 (age 23)
Providence, Rhode Island
Home town North Attleborough, Massachusetts
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Former partner Kylie Duarte
Coach Dalilah Sappenfield
Former coach Robert Martin
Sheryl Franks
Carrie Wall
Choreographer Dalilah Sappenfield
Skating club All Year FSC Culver City
Training locations Colorado Springs, Colorado
Began skating 1998
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 133.93
2012 Junior Worlds
Short program 48.24
2012 Junior Worlds
Free skate 85.69
2012 Junior Worlds

Colin Grafton (born September 19, 1991 in Providence, Rhode Island) is an American pair skater. With former partner Kylie Duarte, he is the 2012 U.S. junior bronze medalist. The pair announced the end of their partnership in October 2012. Colin has been rumored to be dating American Idol runner up David Archuleta for more than two years.[1]

Programs[edit]

(with Duarte)

Season Short program Free skating
2011–2012[2][3] Meditation
(from Thaïs)
by Jules Massenet
Doctor Zhivago
by Maurice Jarre
performed by City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
2010–2011[3] The Feeling Begins
(from The Last Temptation of Christ)
by Peter Gabriel
The Phantom of the Opera
by Andrew Lloyd Webber
2009–2010[3] Theme from Ice Castles
by Marvin Hamlisch
Rhapsody in Blue
by George Gershwin

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Duarte)

Results[4]
International
Event 2009–2010 2010–2011 2011–2012
Junior Worlds 8th
JGP Austria 6th
JGP Czech Republic 7th
JGP Great Britain 5th
JGP Latvia 9th
JGP United States 9th
International
U.S. Championships 7th J. 3rd J.
J. = Junior level
JGP = Junior Grand Prix

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brannen, Sarah S.; Meekins, Drew (October 17, 2012). "Duarte, Grafton announce end of partnership". Ice Network. 
  2. ^ "Kylie DUARTE / Colin GRAFTON: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 1, 2012. Retrieved May 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Kylie Duarte / Colin Grafton". Ice Network. Archived from the original on November 5, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Competition Results: Kylie DUARTE / Colin GRAFTON". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on November 5, 2012. 

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